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sioux4noff

Dec 3, 2010, 8:22 AM

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What would be a correct way of telling someone "I was teasing you"?
Not teasing like you would tease an animal, but teasing more like joking. Saying "I was joking" doesn't exactly convey the right meaning, I don't think.



cbviajero

Dec 3, 2010, 8:37 AM

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Re: [sioux4noff] Teasing

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Maybe the verb bromear would be appropriate as in estoy bromeando or era broma no mas.
Chris


mazbook1


Dec 3, 2010, 10:05 PM

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"I was teasing you!" «solo dije para bromearte» or possibly «solo dije para molestarte» My guess would be the latter in México.


mevale

Dec 4, 2010, 7:29 AM

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What would be a correct way of telling someone "I was teasing you"?
Not teasing like you would tease an animal, but teasing more like joking. Saying "I was joking" doesn't exactly convey the right meaning, I don't think.


Me estaba burlando de ti
Te estaba (yo) dando carilla.
Te estaba (yo) tomando el pelo. (like "pulling your leg" in English)

Or you can use the imperfect or preterite forms of the above.


(This post was edited by mevale on Dec 4, 2010, 7:51 AM)


sioux4noff

Dec 4, 2010, 9:56 AM

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Thanks for all the input. This group is great!


zorrowannabe2

Dec 8, 2010, 6:50 PM

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Can one use "Estoy de bromea"?


Peter


Dec 8, 2010, 8:49 PM

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Bromeaba


mevale

Dec 9, 2010, 7:46 AM

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Can one use "Estoy de bromea"?


Estoy de broma.


La Isla


Dec 9, 2010, 8:34 AM

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Or Lo decía en broma.


surjo666

May 6, 2011, 2:03 AM

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This forum has helped me improve my Spanish by a great extent. But of all these replies, which one is used in Mexico?
 
 
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